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Famous Hindi Playback Singers (1990s) Posted by on Nov 29, 2010 in Hindi Language

Famous Hindi Playback Singers (1990s – )

So, following the previous posts of famous playback singer of Hindi films in this post I will show you some of the famous playback singer of era 1990s and onward.

Kumar Sanu (Hindi: कुमार सानु; ), born in Kolkata, is a leading Indian male playback singer of Indian cinema. recognizing his service to music industry, the Government of India bestowed upon him the Padma Shri in 2009. His mentor was legendary singer Kishore Kumar.


Udit Narayan Jha, popularly known as Udit Narayan (Hindi: उदित नारायण; 1,  December 1955 – ) is an Indian male playback singer, who sings in Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Bhojpuri, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Assamese, Angika and Bangla language cinema.  In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Shri, a honor bestowed upon him by the Government of India recognising his work in the field of Indian music .

Sonu Nigam (Hindi: सोनू निगम; 30 July 1973 -) is an Indian male playback singer whose songs have been featured in numerous Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil and Kannada movies. He has also worked on solo  albums. He featured also in some of the Hindi film.

Krishnakumar Kunnath (Hindi: कृष्णकुमार कुन्नत;  August 23, 1970 – ), commonly known as KK, is a famous Indian playback singer. He sings not just in Hindi but also Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films.His songs  “Aap Ki Dua” and “Yaaron” from solo album were hugely popular and pave his way to Hindi movies.


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  1. hashmat hameed:

    i love KK and Sonu.

  2. sashikanta naik:

    i love sanu & udit